Will “Word Processors and Typists” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
81% Chance of Automation
“Word Processors and Typists” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #442 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-9022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 39,970.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 19.00
- Currently, there are 67,230 people on this job
Also Known As…
- Word Processor
- Project Assistant
- Program Assistant
- Office Manager
- Customer Service Representative
- Clerk Typist
- Administrative Assistant
- Word Processor Technician
- Word Processor Operator
- Word Processing Specialist
- Word Processing Machine Operator
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Tasks for “Word Processors and Typists”
- Electronically sort and compile text and numerical data, retrieving, updating, and merging documents as required.
- Compute and verify totals on report forms, requisitions, or bills, using adding machine or calculator.
- Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
- Gather, register, and arrange the material to be typed, following instructions.
- Use data entry devices, such as optical scanners, to input data into computers for revision or editing.
- Work with technical material, preparing statistical reports, planning and typing statistical tables, and combining and rearranging material from different sources.
- Print and make copies of work.
- Transcribe stenotyped notes of court proceedings.
- Search for specific sets of stored, typed characters to make changes.
- Type correspondence, reports, text and other written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, dictation or previous versions, using a computer, word processor, or typewriter.
- Reformat documents, moving paragraphs or columns.
- Adjust settings for format, page layout, line spacing, and other style requirements.
- Address envelopes or prepare envelope labels, using typewriter or computer.
- Operate and resupply printers and computers, changing print wheels or fluid cartridges, adding paper, and loading blank tapes, cards, or disks into equipment.
- Perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
- File and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, or maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
- Transmit work electronically to other locations.
- Keep records of work performed.
- Collate pages of reports and other documents prepared.
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